Catalogue entry

N06152 WOMAN RECLINING c. 1925–6

Inscr. ‘MS’ b.r.
Canvas, 23 1/2×28 3/4 (60×73).
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Marsh through the Contemporary Art Society 1953.
Coll: Purchased by Sir Edward Marsh from the Lefevre Galleries 1927.
Exh: Lefevre Galleries, December 1927 (15), as ‘Reclining Figure’; Tooth's, October–November 1929 (17), as ‘Woman Reclining’; Venice Biennale, 1938 (British Pavilion, 45); C.E.M.A. (organized by the British Institute of Adult Education), British Paintings 1900–1940, n.d. (49), as ‘Procumbent Figure’; R.S.A., spring 1952 (268); Tate Gallery, September–October 1953 (30, repr. pl.13 in colour).
Repr: Studio, CXXXIV, 1947, p.130; Christopher Hassall and Denis Mathews (ed.), Eddie Marsh - Sketches for a Composite Literary Portrait, 1953, pl.8 (in colour).

Painted c. 1925–6 in Paris.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II